Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008)
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Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008)


Angus Fairhurst (1966-2008)
signed 'Ghost' (on the backing board)
printed paper collage in artist's frame
74 ¾ x 51 ¼in. (189.9 x 130.2cm)
Executed in 2006
Donated by The Estate of Angus Fairhurst, Courtesy of Sadie Coles HQ, London.
New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Angus Fairhurst Unwit, 2006.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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signed and dated 'A. Fairhurst .06' (on the reverse)
printed paper collage on cardboard, in artist's frame

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Lot Essay

‘The complex composite image is constructed by the careful sandwiching together of a number of advertisements that have previously been subjected to a process of dissection and removal of all the body and text elements… [The] collages develop Fairhurst’s interest in making an image by either addition or reduction, summarised in the artist’s proposal, “Keep adding until you can’t add anything else. Take everything away until there is nothing left’’’
(C. Wallis, ‘In the Realm of the Senseless’, in In-a-gadda-da-vida: Angus Fairhurst, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, exh. cat., Tate Britain, London, 2004, pp. 100-101).

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